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as i mentioned we have not just a new two-year session, but a real historical moment in sacramento with two-thirds democrats, as well as a democratic governor. it's an opportunity that the majority party is mindful of not squandering and with regards to initiatives that we'll see this year, i think the vlf is something that is being talked about as another opportunity for transportation funding at the state level, something that previous administrations have not wanted to look at in terms of bringing that state vehicle license fee back up to historical levels. if that happens, i think we in san francisco have to be mindful that we uniquely already have that authority and to the extent that the state chooses to embrace that authority, where do we stand? since conversations are underway in san francisco about how to spend our own vlf, i think we need to take a strategic, somewhat defensive position to make sure that we don't lose that to the state's interest, valid as it is, to invest at the state level. the governor released his budget, which most of you know, just recently. it's pr
an interaction with our colleges and universities and other small groups. send them to sacramento. we don't do this. some of our advocates all these years have been going to sacramento. the processes very convoluted. it's good that we have jerry brown there. he has balance this budget. the board of supervisors, the city, the legislative branch, in the executive branch in 1996, willi brown took the city administrator's position and join it to the executive branch. let's talk about the legislative branch. it is incumbent for you to send young people to sacramento so they know the process, the convoluted process much as we have a convoluted process here at city hall. thank you very much. >> is there any additional public comments? seeing none, commissioner -- >> i have a question to mr. watts. you mentioned ab 8 and sb 11 extend the carl moyer program. would you recommending that we take a support position? >> the two bills 8 an d sb 11 they are identical measures. >> i move that amendment to support ab8 and sb 11. >> is there second to that motion? to forward this to the board authority? >>
with your loved one hand in hand. located at got and sacramento street in the middle of pacific heights on top of the city's steep rolling hills, lafayette park offers a great place, peaceful beauty. comfortably spaced tables and benches, a playground, rest rooms and tips at the end of the park. plenty of flat areas for football, frisbee, and picnic. lafayette is very much a couples park. this wonderful hilltop park is the place you can share with someone you cherish. lafayette park is located along the round at the one end campus and also easy >> you're watching quick bite, the show that has san francisco. ♪ ♪ ♪ >> we're here at one of the many food centric districts of san francisco, the 18th street corridor which locals have affectionately dubbed the castro. a cross between castro and gastronomic. the bakery, pizza, and dolores park cafe, there is no end in sight for the mouth watering food options here. adding to the culinary delights is the family of business he which includes skylight creamery, skylight and the 18 raisin. >> skylight market has been here since 1940. it's bee
of that in washington is being watched closely in sacramento because failure to address the debt ceiling could take the budget surplus and wipe it out. ktvu's ken pritchett is in the capital. >> reporter: exactly on where california's budget stands today it became clear there was a lot of agreement we are on the mend, the budget turned a corner and all of that is at risk if the federal government drops the ball. >> reporter: california finally has a surplus. in november he said he had a deficit of $2 billion. he stands by that number but says -- >> it is roughly in balance. >> the difference in numbers is small and that the government's plan shows discipline. >> he should be commended for the plan. >> paying down debt and strengthsenning education are the right -- strengthening education are the right choices for california. >> reporter: he says another area of agreement is how quickly the governor's budget's numbers could fly. >> the biggest risk could come next month and that is from washington, d.c. in what the government chooses to do or not to do. >> reporter: if washington fails to act on th
are the consequences of allowing our spending problem to go unresolved." >>> state lawmakers in sacramento are closely watching this debate in washington. the concern is that if congress doesn't act on the debt ceiling, the national economy could dip and that would likely have a negative effect on california's budget numbers. push >> the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts' forecasts could come next month and that's from washington, d.c. >> the 2013 budget release by governor brown showed a surplus for the first time in many years and that was thanks to new tax revenue from proposition 30 as well as spending cuts. >>> oakland police investigating a shooting that seriously injured one man. it happened about 8:00 last night on crest avenue. neighbors say they heard about 30 rounds from what sounded likes an automatic assault rifle. the victim ran. he was taken to the hospital in critical but stable condition. so far no arrests have been made. >>> well, oakland's police chief and the mayor, they are working now to stop the surge in violence. 11 people were wounded in shootings over the weekend,
. numbers for today, plan on 50s in toward the sacramento valley. about 54 in fresno. 57 degrees into monterey bay. our skies just a couple of passing high clouds. otherwise, we are looking good. and then again it looks like another cold start to the morning early on tomorrow morning before we have some more sunshine and warmer weather coming our way. temperatures expected to be in the 50s in the south bay today as high as 56 in san jose. 55 in palo alto. and 56 in redwood city. mainly into the 50s in the east bay, as well. then you could see some upper 50s in the north bay as high as 58 in santa rosa and 56 in san leandro. next couple of days, we are going to see a lot of sunshine, in fact how about some mid-60s as we get in toward the middle of the week? well, rounding out the end of the week no rain at least right through the weekend. sunny and dry and very spring- like. still a little chilly in the morning but this is probably the last real cold morning today. it's chilly out there. >> good. i need to get my kids to the park. >> need a ni
of the negotiations in washington, d.c.. live in sacramento abc 7 news. >> thank you. >> former president bush left the hospital in texas today after bet battling illness. brompk kitis related cough sent hem to the hospital on the day after thaichlgt he spent a week in intensive car. his doctors say the condition wasn't life threatening but wanted to prevent the 8-year-old from developing pneumonia. >> mr. bush is america's oldest living president, by the way. >> coming up from 7 on your side, smart phone tracking and how laut could be on your side whit comes to finding out who is watching your every key stroke. store neighbors say snuck into the neighborhood. >> a car of the year is is an american car competing with mercedes-benz and bmw sports cars. the news at 5:00 >>> tonight san rafael police on the lookout for this machbl she the say robbed west america bank in san rafael on january 4th. the man approached a teller, demanded money, and made off with cash. police did#&# not say how much money he got away with. >> san francisco muni employees ran up the biggest overtime tab last year going ove
has been worried about fiscal cliffs in washington and the dysfunctionality in sacramento, the city of st. francis has seen the finest moments when we come together, universal care, living wages, as goes san francisco, so goes california. as goes california, so goes the nation. cities rise and fall, supervisors come and oh. colleagues, i am honored to work with each and every one of you, our time together to build a city that the last. let's get to work. ladies and gentlemen. we are adjourned. (applause) >> hey, guys, known a with the weekly. much to do and much to see. here the top activities at the top of my list. this tuesday, january 15th, the sf main library will feature free film night and reception and celebrate 2013. join itbs for viewing soul food junkieses, history and cultural significance of soul food, black cultural identity. across the street from the library at grove street. after movie might, learn about the 21st sea lion anniversary. this thursday through next monday, pier 39 will feature sea lion experts and celebration of 23rd anniversary of their arrival. becom
.a.x. times, the sacramento bee, broadcast affiliates for nbc, cbs, ab, fox. and as i mentioned the mammoth tooth in particular did generate a lot of interest not just locally, but we got national coverage in the associated press, the boston globe, huffington press and the new york daily news n.2013 we'll of course be continuing our outreach activities and ongoing media outreach. some of the milestones that are upcoming that we'll have an opportunity to highlight include the construction of the third traffic bridge. the completion of the buttress work will be a significant milestone. and then the ongoing construction activity including especially as excavation moves east. it's going to head towards some of the more residential areas surrounding our construction site. so we actually have a meeting scheduled for tonight with residents of 301 mission, the millennium building to talk about the completion of the buttress work and what to expect as excavation moves their way. >> i do have some questions. >> go ahead. >> i'm curious, what is the average attendance at these monthly meetings at
in sacramento where we grew up and also wherever we are. by the way gordon also has led the chinese regressive association for decades and now is the nature, community worker alliance. my sister candy and her husband ken is here; my girlfriend deborah low is here; i want to thank my sister and brother who are watching. thank you for my siblings to encourage healthy diet, especially exercise. i want to also say that my campaign most of you know, i had to do a little bit more work than my college did. avalos and chiu. i am proud of that hard work that i and my grassroots, people powered campaign built. it wasn't president it, never before in san francisco has anyone poured 1 million dollars to unseat a supervisor; we sent a strong message to them. the strongly independent, richmond district residents stood with me, and the grassroots powered campaign stood with me and we sent a strong message that the richmond district is not for sale. all the community allies that pounded the pavement, did the campaign work in building our great campaign and committed so much of their time to our his
about fiscal cliffs in washington and the dysfunctionality in sacramento, the city of st. francis has seen the finest moments when we come together, universal care, living wages, as goes san francisco, so goes california. as goes california, so goes the nation. cities rise and fall, supervisors come and oh. colleagues, i am honored to work with each and every one of you, our time together to build a city that the last. let's get to work. ladies and gentlemen. we are adjourned. (applause) >> everyone deserves a bank account. in san francisco, anyone can have a bank account, things to an innovative program, bank on s.f. >> everyone is welcome, even if you are not a citizen or have bad credit to qualify for a bank account is simple. just live or work in san francisco and have a form of id. >> we started bank on s.f. six years ago to reach out to folks in the city who do not have a bank account. we wanted to make sure they know they have options which should be more low-cost, more successful to them and using chat catchers. >> check cashing stores can be found all over the city, but the
-- second men to -- sacramento is set to leave at 5:30. elsewhere we have road work on the dumbarton bridge westbound until 5:00 and eastbound until 6:00 with various lanes blocked there. kristen and eric? >> 4:50. thank you very much. >> coming up, breaking news, more on our crockett fire that sue has been covering. it is going on right off the carquinez bridge. firefighters have been responding to a structure fire. it is very close to the factory area. we were seeing some plumes of smoke and we are trying to confirm if that is smoke from the fire and factories could be producing steam but we have report of a one-alarm fire. union pacific tracks were shut down. we have word they have re-opened. crews have asked for water supply and are in defensive mode not getting anyone in the building. the coast guard is assisting because debris is going in the water. this is happening in crockett. we will cover this breaking news as we continue in the [ fingers tapping ] [ rain pattering ] [ heels clicking ] [ female announcer ] yoplait light tastes great now... ♪ ...and feels great later 20 deliciou
legislative duties in sacramento. council, i thank you for your interest in criminal justice and all your energies and efforts on its behalf. we know this is an issue that is of great importance to the state of california and to the nation. of course we have the opportunity to yet again lead the way here in california. we're offering a bill this year, s.b.-1506 which would redefine the crime of simple possession of a drug from felony to misdemeanor. there are 13 other states, and the federal government which already do this and in the 13 other states, we have the data that shows that we get better results, better outcomes, meaning safer communities, and surprisingly the states include not only the large eastern states of pennsylvania and new york, but also states like mississippi, south carolina, west virginia, wyoming, iowa, all of which use this mid deem charge rather than felony. and what we find in these 13 other states is that there are higher rates of drug treatment participation, lower rates of drug use, and even slightly lower rates of violent and property crime. so again, we can
the association cup in sacramento in december becoming the first san francisco team to do so. also won the league this year with 8-2 record, quite an achievement for our team in the first year as a travel team. the glens provide all equipment from uniforms, balls in practice equipment. parents provide support for the kids. the kids provided the enjoyment for all o fus that watched. the game. it is a great club run by volunteers. there is no limit to what can be achieved. our goal as a team is to improve and represent san francisco at the highest levels in the state and beyond. (applause) >> president: congratulations t san francisco glens. what do we go to the 3p.m. special order, items 27-30. >> public hearing of persons interested in the decision of the department of public works. item 28, motion approving. item 29 motion disapproving the department's decision. >> president: we have in front of us today an appeal of the tentative map of the project in capital avenue. we will consider whether it is consistent with the general plan. we will first hear from the appellant; then tak
in sacramento and reached ow to bars throughout the state of california to achieve an unprecedented level of success for a predatory lending effort and we would not have been able do that without the corporation of elected throughout the state and community leaders as well and we are hopeful that this will be a template for what wedo in this case and that we get a similar level of success to make sure had a money goes back to the people who are victim iressed and that they get the restitution that they deserve and i would like to introduce michael papist from the enter face-to-face 98 counsel because he was a big part in making sure we got our effort out to the 98 community and to make sure that borrowers who were vimsed got the restitution they deserved and we are happy he is cooperating in our effort for the next 90 days. >> p oop pennsylvania a s.-the san francisco enter fate counsel is absolutely indebted if you will forgive the pun to his city treasure her heira in this suspicious when this program started. we believe that the victims of predatory lending are sill the in in our pe
and what happens in sacramento. here in san francisco we just take it for granted when we get our hydro electricity and when we get our hetch hetchy water delivered to our taps, and i think it's high time because how the rich folks at one time went to congress and dammed hetch hetchy to get the water here that we pay attention to the poor folks, the farmers who today most of them have to drink contaminated water and if they have money they have to drink bottled water. this is in california. now, we in san francisco we just take things for granted, so when we talk about clean energy, when we talk about water, when we talk about anything where the taxpayer pays money let's not take things for granted without having empirical data we have this habit that we can just spend the tax payers money. i know farmers in the mid-west who are paid not to till the land while half the land they grow corn which when the final product comes out costs $74 a gallon. tank clean energy. so we need to go deeper into it. it's not to say that the deliberation here favors that we do the right thing. we re
. >>> there is a renewed push in sacramento to close a loophole in state gun law. senator yee introduced legislation to ban the bullet button on so called weapons. the device allow it is typical bullet to be used to quickly release and replace the magazine on high powered rifles. >>> san francisco police want to know if you have seen that man. they believe he tried to rape a woman in the mission last weekend. he is described as asian or hispanic, 25 years old, about 5'10", a woman says she was walking home from dinner with friends about 3:00 a.m., when a stranger lunged at her, threw her to the pavement and straddled her. she was able to free herself and scream for help that suspect is still on the loose tonight. >>> if you haven't gotten it yet you probably know some pod diwho has. -- some body who has. the flu. so far california hasn't been hit as hard as the rest of the country but doctors say that could soon change. as kiet do found out the best way to protect yourself is in short supply. >> reporter: despite signs baekenning customers inside, nearly -- bec
. >>> trying to keep the kings in sacramento. they are wrapping up season tickets in a new arena. jack! what happened? me and jason came back with drinks and all 20 nuggets were gone. we got nugged. there was a nugging. this guy just came running up... dip! dip! dip! shoveling 'em into his face! give me your nuggets- -we're like "no! save some for our boyfriends!" need more nuggets? jack's crispy, all-white meat chicken nuggets come with a choice of seven awesome sauces. an order of 20 is only $4.99 we should probably call the cops. i'll just get you more nuggets. no, thanks, i'm stuffed. . >>> welcome back to the ktvu channel 2 morning news. time now 6:24, the world's largest soda machine is getting criticism for a new marketing push. coca-cola using this two minute ad to suggest americans cut back on sugary drinks finding low or no calorie substitute. they -- substitutes but the doctor behind this calls it hip critical. >> well, they are trying to say coca-cola can be part of a healthy lifestyle and that's just not true. >> the doctors say one can of soda contains more sugar than you need
. >>> with temperatures in the 20s in the sacramento area, plumbers were getting lots of calls about frozen pipes, ah this is not good. one man made sure a way to cover his plants but had a pipe break nonetheless spewing water and insulation all over his living room. others found their swimming pools frozen. not good. in southern california overnight temperatures dipping down into the 30s in fontana. that's in san bernardino county for all you people who live up here. it's not just cold, it's windy down there. the strong gust toppling trash cans blowing christmas trees on the roads there. not good. >>> it's been one month since the sandy hook elementary school massacre. and today parents of the victims marked the somber milestone with a promise to try to prevent similar tragedies. together with the newtown community, they have launched a nonprofit called "sandy hook promise." they will be part charity and part think tank aimed at finding ways to stop gun violence in schools. it also calls on lawmakers to hold open-minded discussions about mental health, school
. michael [inaudible] lynn brown, jerad bloomfield and others. we make trips to sacramento and we do what we could in the bay view. we put solar on all 58 homes and so on and so forth. in the beginning of this discussion i heard something about climate change and then i was paying attention to this conversation and there's a lot of fluff. so much fluff it gives you a headache. now, if you look at a map and some of you have done the outreach, whatever way you did the outreach, if you want to pay attention to the carbon footprint you have to do anything for the people that are impacted in district 10 and 11 and if you haven't done that to the best of your ability you have failed, so don't tell us in the areas that are green, which is where mostly the rich people live, where they send all their garbage, where they send all their sewage to which is in district 10 and you do service -- when it comes to outreach. that has to be ratified immediately. now, we need empirical data from this so-called consultants because sfpuc has this habit to have consultants. we saw this when they tried to p
in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in california. >> reporter: the govern's budget that was released last thursday will be revised or updated in may.
on the report. >> the legal maneuvering in washington is being watched very closely in sacramento. >> when governor brown announced that his 2013 budget showed a surplus, many were surprised. today taylor stood by a report of a $2 billion deficit, but added. >> the budget is in balance. >> reporter: the governor's plan shows fiscal discipline. >> we think he should be commended for the plan that he's put before the legislature. >> living within our means, paying town debt, and strengthening education are the right policy choices for california, and we're pleased that the analyst agrees with the governor's assessment. the biggest risk to our forecast or the analysts forecastcom could come as early as next months, and that's from washington d.c. and what the federal government chooses to do or not to do regarding the debt ceiling. >> reporter: he said if washington fails to act on the debt creel, the national economy could dip, throwing all of the numbers off. >> that's going to have a very significant effect on revenues in california. >> reporter: the govern's budget that was released la
violence. how else can you get it? i took the republicans to my law office in sacramento on more than one occasion. i got them expensive wine. i met their wives i went to their homes and offices. they came down to meet with me on sunday morning, in the evening. here's problem. the republicans are in different localities than the democrats. they're not even in san francisco. they're not in los angeles. they're in fresno. they're in bakersfield. those people in that community are more conservative. they don't want any taxes. the tax word is very powerful. for the republicans they're doing what their neighbors and constituents want. >> reporter: it doesn't sound like you think at least on the state level and maybe on the federal level that this ideological split, the republicans, democrats, at a party and so forth it doesn't sound like you have a lot of hope that that could be bridged. >> i'm a very hopeful person and i'm optimistic about california that we found a way around the log jam. but i have to tell you the ideology of the republicans is different than the democrats. they don't mind
sacramento. and 57 degrees into monterey bay. latest computer forecast models show mostly clear skies with occasional high clouds passing through. otherwise, it is going to stay dry today. then another cold night tomorrow morning but probably in the quit as cold as this morning. temperatures about 56 degrees in san jose for a high today. 55 in san mateo. 55 also in hayward. east bay numbers mainly up into the 50s although you see the blue over the mountaintops means the temperatures will stay in the 40s and looks like high as 57 in oakland, maybe the hotspot how about 58 degrees in santa rosa. next couple of days we are looking at lots of sunshine and some warmer weather, some 60s showing up across the board as we head in toward tomorrow and right in through the weekend staying dry probably through monday but i think toward the million-dollar of next week a major change in the weather pattern usually a dry spell in the middle of winter. this is it. after this, it looks like winter is going to make a nice return. >> all right. >> if it's not cold e
place to take an afternoon stroll with your loved one hand in hand. located at got and sacramento street in the middle of pacific heights on top of the city's steep rolling hills, lafayette park offers a great place, peaceful beauty. comfortably spaced tables and benches, a playground, rest rooms and tips at the end of the park. plenty of flat areas for football, frisbee, and picnic. lafayette is very much a couples park. this wonderful hilltop park is the place you can share with someone you cherish. lafayette park is located along the round at the one end campus and also easy >> the garden contains plants referred to by william shakespeare's plays and poems. located near the academy of sciences, shakespeare's garden was designed in 1928 by the california spring and wild flower association. here is a truly enchanting and tranquil little garden tucked behind the path of a charming rot iron gate with romantic magic. the overarching cherry trees, the gorgeous big walkway and brick wall, the benches, the rustic sun dial.
will introduce matt watts - sacramento, to discuss legislative needs in your packet. at the federal level at the very last hour, the night before the turn of the year, congress passed several pieces of legislation that are going to allow for continuing operations of the federal government. the debt ceiling and sequestration for the debt ceiling, congressionally established limit on the amount of the public debt reached in the final days of 2012, and through emergency borrowing measures the treasury was able to continue funding the federal government. these issues should be revisited again probably in the next week. it's been quiet in dc this week. the sequestration act will allow federal obligations possibly is in this mid-february. the sequestration that was supposed to take effect on january 1 prevented cats to all discretionary funding programs. the highway trust fund that primarily funds the highway and transit account is protected, would not have been subjected to the sequestration got. the new starts funding programs, new source of funding for the central suburb projec
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